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Old 08-30-2015, 05:30 PM
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can't start

my yj wrangler won't start but has new batterie.starts using screwdriver on starter.also when i turn ignition the lights and gauges click from starter.runs great just cant figure out.answers anyone.

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Old 08-30-2015, 09:23 PM   #2
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Solenoid on starter is working if it works with screwdriver? Sounds like an ignition switch issue or wiring from the sw?

Why did I wait so long to buy my first jeep??
'92 YJ 4.0 5spd....mostly 4
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Old 08-30-2015, 09:31 PM   #3
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Check if the control wire to the starter is getting 12v when you're cranking.

My guess is it isn't. Check the ignition switch, and do a continuity test on the control wire on the starter, to the control wire on the ignition switch.

I believe they are green.
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Old 08-30-2015, 09:36 PM   #4
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Just had the same problem with my 05 unlimited it was a ignition problem it was a accurater don't know how to spell it
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Old 09-06-2015, 07:55 PM
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Put a push start toggle in and solved it like that,thanks.
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